Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Reactionary U.S. Presidents In Denial

An anthropologist from another world might marvel at it: the same little screen which has shown me King Lear so many times, with its deep tragic lessons of humility and loss, has also presented three decades of American Presidents engaged in hysterical nostalgia and denial:
Thou shalt find That I'll resume the shape which thou dost think I have cast off for ever...” (I, iv, 839).

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